[NAFEX] Scion wood
Topgun at Otelco.net
Mon Feb 11 11:19:21 EST 2008
I do not remember your zone but here in Zone 7 I planted about 45 persimmon
rootstocks and waited until they began to bud out and then I grafted with
100 % success. A first time for me to get 100%.
I like to cut my graftwood in Jan and store in moist cedar chips in the
redfrigerator until time to graft.
R. D. O'Barr
----- Original Message -----
From: "Karen Kellogg" <garuda2 at comcast.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 8:14 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Scion wood
> This will be my first year of attempting grafting; some rootstock is
> due in April.
> Do I need to get it established (pots or in ground) before I use it?
> I will use scions from an old tree on my property, and one or two
> from 'neighborhood' trees. Do I cut and refrigerate, or wait and cut
> when I am ready to use them, provided they haven't leafed out?
> Thanks, or point me in the right direction for info!
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